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    Wizard World St. Louis Local Artist Spotlight

      Indie films have been a big part of my generation.  Films like Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs, Kevin Smith’s Clerks, and Richard Linklater’s Slacker showed us all that success can be had in the movie industry without the backing of the big budget studios.  Whether you like these films or not, […]

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    Top 8 Highlights of Wizard World St. Louis 2014

    It is hard to believe it, but another Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con has come and gone.  This year was AMAZING!  When Wizard announced last year that they would be coming back to the 8daysageek hometown, they didn’t mention they would be bringing one […]

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    Goodbye, Harold

    I had class all day, but logged on social media at lunch to check in and get caught up. And was shocked to see this post on my Facebook Feed: Try to imagine all life as you know it stopping instantaneously and every molecule in […]

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    Dallas Sci Fi Expo – Day 2

    Today was day 2 of the Dallas Sci Fi Expo at the Irving Convention Center in Irving Texas. Like I said in my Day 1 review, today was slightly better for the simple fact that it was less crowded. Sure Karen Gillan was gone and the cosplay […]

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    Dallas Sci Fi Expo – Day 1

    Today and Tomorrow Comic and Sci-Fi fans get a treat at the Dallas Sci Fi Expo. It’s a convention similar to other comic and sci fi conventions in Irving Texas at the Irving Convention Center, featuring top artists from the comicing world, featured celebrity guests […]

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    Top 8 Character Actors on Television

    It is time once again for an 8daysageek top 8 list!  As regular readers may have recognized, I am a huge fan of television and today’s list will be no exception.  We happen to be right in the heart of “sweeps” ratings season, and I […]

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    My Favorite Albums of 2013

    Let me just start off with this. This is NOT a best of 2013 countdown, nor is it a top ten list. This is an article that discusses my favorite albums of 2013. You see, I believe music to be very personal. What one would […]

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    Geekend Review: Year End Edition

    The year is out like so many years before it. I think we all remember how 1997 left us, and 1996 before that. Crazy times. Now it is time for 2013 to move on down the road to make way for 2014. It’s been a […]

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    Star Wars Episode VII – Release Date Announced

    Well, my good Geeks, today is a good day.  We are one step closer to new Star Wars movies with the official announcement of a release date.  Disney released today that the as-yet untitled Star Wars Episode VII will be released on December 18,2015.  A […]

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    Tom Clancy Dead at 66

    There’s a great urban legend about Tom Clancy in my hometown, the Outer Banks of N.C, where Clancy has had a house in Duck for years. The rumor goes that as soon as The Hunt for Red October came out, he was visited by two […]

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    TV Review: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

    The new ABC series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. premiered last night as part of ABC’s new fall line up and Marvel’s stellar attempt at bringing the Marvel U to the masses. The show is based in the same universe as the Marvel Films of recent history, […]

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    Dexter Series Finale

    LAst night Dexter wrapped up a series eight seasons long in the making. We’ve watched the Bay Harbor Butcher (wrongfully accused anyways), the Tooth Fairy, The Trinity Killer, The Ice Truck Killer, and the Doomsday Killer. We’ve watched Sgt. Doakes, Lt. Laguerta, and Dexter’s own […]

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    Geekend Review

    This week in geek, Microsoft announces that you can only play the Xbox1 one way. Sony and MS reveal their intent for game upgrading from last gen to current. Dexter wraps up it entire life as a series. Curiosity kills the idea of aliens existing […]

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    A1 #4 – Comic Review

    In the not so distant past A1 Comics brought together some talents that are titans of the Industry today. Names like Dave Gibbons, Neil Gaiman, and Alan Moore. Created by Dave Elliot and Gary Leach in 1989 and published by Atomeka Press, A1 was an […]

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    DC Has Lost Its Mind, and what’s worse, they don’t see to care

    This past week, DC Comics posted this contest. And the Internet subsequently exploded. The contest offers potential winners/artists four panels/scenarios in which to draw Harley Quinn, all of which involve suicide, the following taken straight from the contest details: PANEL 1 Harley is on top […]

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    Ben Affleck as Batman? Why you should stop crying, bitch.

    It’s been some time for the news of Ben Affleck being named the new Batman for 2015′s sure-to-be Summer blockbuster Batman vs Superman and it would seem that the fervor has lost little of its tenor. In reality there are numerous reasons why this is […]

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    Who Sold Their Soul to Kevin Smith? Afleck is New Batman

    When the news that Ben Afleck had been cast as Batman in the Man of Steel sequel hit Twitter last night, I honestly thought Kevin Smith was having some fun. When I realized it was not a joke, I was suddenly very depressed, but not […]

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    New Doctor Revealed

    Today is the day that Whovians always look forward to, dread, rant about. It’s time for a new Doctor. My first Doctor was Tom Baker. I was introduced to him when my mom sat me down in front of PBS on a refular basis. Doctor […]

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    Geek Book Review – Man Of Steel

    Man of Steel the novelization by Greg Cox based on the motion picture screenplay of the same title (the new Superman movie) was as good as the movie I guess. How did I feel about the movie? Mixed. I still have qualms about the ending (not […]

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    Geekend Review

    Sunday yet again. Time to review. The Netflix Orginal Orange Is The New Black premiered this week. Critically it has been praised as a success. Having watched every episode I can tell you it was a good series. The best of the Netflix Originals to […]

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